SANTRIAX 1000 INJ USP
Santriax 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin group, which is used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the brain (e.g., meningitis), lungs (e.g., pneumonia), ear, urinary tract, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints, blood, and heart.
Santriax 1000mg Injection may also be used to prevent infections during surgery. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. This medicine will be given to you regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the returning or worsening of infection.
The most common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, rash, and changes in liver function tests and blood cell counts. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.
Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Uses of Santriax
Santriax can be used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. Some common conditions that may be treated with Santriax include pneumonia, meningitis, and infections of the skin, bones, and urinary tract.
Some potential benefits of Santriax include:
- It is effective against a wide range of bacteria, including many types of pneumonia, meningitis, and infections of the skin, bones, and urinary tract.
- It can be used to treat infections in people who are allergic to penicillin.
- It is generally well-tolerated, with a low incidence of side effects.
- It can be given in a single daily dose, which can be convenient for patients and healthcare providers.